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TECH MAMMOG - SRMC M

Company: University of New Mexico - Hospitals
Location: Flagstaff
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Department: Mammography - SRMC
FTE: 1.00
Full Time
Shift: Days
Position Summary:
Provide health care services, applying x-ray energy to assist in diagnosis or treatment of breast disease in humans. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment may include adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups.
Detailed responsibilities:
* PATIENT SAFETY 1 - Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols
* DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops
* PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes
* ADMINISTRATION - Perform various administrative functions such as monitoring expenditures and preparing reports and correspondence; may participate in a variety of research projects to develop service plans; may propose changes to program policies and procedures
* PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk
* PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner
* PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"
* PATIENT CARE - Assume care for physical needs of the patient during examinations and procedures
* OBSERVATION - Observe patient and equipment during procedures; document patient reactions or problems on requisition and report immediately to supervisor
* X-RAY - Follow prescribed techniques to administer general and specific x-rays; adjust equipment; calculate exposure factors, position and immobilize patients as necessary, use appropriate lead shielding
* EXAM - Understand methods and provide or assist with physical breast inspection or palpitation
* PATIENT EDUCATION - Provide patient education when necessary, including breast self examination techniques
* QUALITY - Assume responsibility for portions of the quality control programs and provide instruction as required
* EQUIPMENT - Operate imaging equipment, computer and other assistive devices according to department standards
* SAFETY - Provide protection to patients, family members, staff in accordance with prescribed radiation safety standards and ALARA
* CONTRAST MEDIA - Prepare and administer contrast media/agents
* IMAGING - Assist physician with imaging process; follow Radiology protocols
* FLOAT - May be required to float to another work assignment/area
* PATIENT ASSISTANCE - Assist in reception area, scheduling office and/or film library; aid patients and transport them, as necessary
* SUPPLIES - Clean assigned area; maintain stock supply levels through inventory control and requisitioning
* CLINICAL EDUCATION - Instruct specific units of didactic and/or clinical education as required to students, clinical staff and residents
* MEDICATION - Under the supervision or direction of a Radiologist, safely and properly retrieve, handle, store, and waste select medications for use during the setup, performance, and cleanup of radiology procedures
Qualifications
Education:
Essential:
* Program Graduate
Nonessential:
* Bachelor's Degree
Education specialization:
Essential:
* Comm on Allied Health (AMA), or Accredited ED Program
Nonessential:
* Related Discipline
Experience:
Essential:
No minimum experience required
Nonessential:
1 year directly related experience
Bilingual English/Spanish
Credentials:
Essential:
* CPR for Healthcare/BLS Prov or Prof Rescuers w/in 30 days
* Mammography Certification by ARRT w/in 12 months
* American Registry of Radiologic Technologists License
* NM Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Program Lic NMMIRTP
Physical Conditions:
Heavy Work: Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects or people. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium Work.
Working conditions:
Essential:
* Med Haz: Dirt, dust, fumes, odors, bad weather, noise
* May perform subordinate tasks in high census/vol
* May be required or is required to perform on-call duties
* May work rotating shifts, holidays and weekends
Department: Clinical Care

Keywords: University of New Mexico - Hospitals, Flagstaff , TECH MAMMOG - SRMC M, Other , Flagstaff, Arizona

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